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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $844 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 73 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
528
Rank: 82nd
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
51,878
Rank: 68th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
98.3 This Provider
Avg 72.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$667K
Rank: 58th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,264 This Provider
Avg $844

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Raul H. Oyola
Average for Hematology/Oncology Providers in Georgia

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Raul H. Oyola

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 47 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
26,930
times performed,
52% of his services

1st 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$296,230an average of $11 per time performed $80,790
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
9,000
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$27,000an average of $3 per time performed $9,000
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
3,259
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

54
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$13,036an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,940
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

45
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$135,800an average of $70 per time performed $29,100
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,652
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

381
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$59,472an average of $36 per time performed $18,172
an average of $11 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
1,381
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 12th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

356
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$29,001an average of $21 per time performed $4,143
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
892
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

243
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$223,000an average of $250 per time performed $70,468
an average of $79 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2405
Performed in an office
656
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 15th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$8,528an average of $13 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
567
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 24th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

104
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$39,123an average of $69 per time performed $10,206
an average of $18 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
505
times performed,
0.97% of his services

10th 18th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

228
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$65,650an average of $130 per time performed $25,755
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
500
times performed,
0.96% of his services

11th 23rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

66
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$79,500an average of $159 per time performed $13,000
an average of $26 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
498
times performed,
0.96% of his services

12th 28th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$164,340an average of $330 per time performed $1,494
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
367
times performed,
0.71% of his services

13th 47th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

66
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$2,202an average of $6 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, iron dextran, 50 mg

Service Code: J1750
Performed in an office
298
times performed,
0.57% of his services

14th 26th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$14,304an average of $48 per time performed $2,682
an average of $9 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
272
times performed,
0.52% of his services

15th 29th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

57
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$28,288an average of $104 per time performed $4,624
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
270
times performed,
0.52% of his services

16th 27th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

58
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$168,750an average of $625 per time performed $29,700
an average of $110 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
0.48% of his services

17th 40th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$293,750an average of $1,175 per time performed $129,000
an average of $516 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
248
times performed,
0.48% of his services

18th 33rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

108
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$49,600an average of $200 per time performed $13,888
an average of $56 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
202
times performed,
0.39% of his services

19th 59th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

82
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$10,302an average of $51 per time performed $3,030
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
0.36% of his services

20th 35th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

34
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$5,828an average of $31 per time performed $940
an average of $5 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
187
times performed,
0.36% of his services

21st 31st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$67,133an average of $359 per time performed $935
an average of $5 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
0.28% of his services

22nd 42nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

42
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$41,760an average of $290 per time performed $8,352
an average of $58 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
0.25% of his services

23rd 64th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$3,612an average of $28 per time performed $129
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
0.24% of his services

24th 46th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$39,942an average of $317 per time performed $7,182
an average of $57 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.22% of his services

25th 36th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$18,582an average of $163 per time performed $2,736
an average of $24 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.22% of his services

26th 78th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$1,482an average of $13 per time performed $114
an average of $1 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
111
times performed,
0.21% of his services

27th 51st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

62
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$28,860an average of $260 per time performed $8,880
an average of $80 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
0.21% of his services

28th 38th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

34
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$1,443an average of $13 per time performed $111
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.2% of his services

29th 73rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$24,990an average of $238 per time performed $4,830
an average of $46 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
0.19% of his services

30th 44th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

36
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$9,600an average of $100 per time performed $3,072
an average of $32 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
78
times performed,
0.15% of his services

31st 74th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

74
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$37,362an average of $479 per time performed $12,090
an average of $155 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.13% of his services

32nd 58th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

49
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$22,440an average of $330 per time performed $7,004
an average of $103 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.12% of his services

33rd 50th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$6,144an average of $96 per time performed $1,088
an average of $17 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.12% of his services

34th 76th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$390,285an average of $6,195 per time performed $141,309
an average of $2,243 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein ×

Service Code: 96411
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 79th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$15,846an average of $278 per time performed $2,850
an average of $50 per time performed
MEDICINE

Prolonged chemotherapy infusion into a vein by portable o... +

Prolonged chemotherapy infusion into a vein by portable or implanted pump more than 8 hours ×

Service Code: 96416
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.11% of his services

36th 106th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$39,256an average of $701 per time performed $6,104
an average of $109 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.11% of his services

37th 75th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

55
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,675an average of $485 per time performed $8,470
an average of $154 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.1% of his services

38th 48th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$4,080an average of $80 per time performed $561
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th 84th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

40
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,600an average of $290 per time performed $4,640
an average of $116 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.07% of his services

40th 98th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

34
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,680an average of $48 per time performed $840
an average of $24 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.07% of his services

41st 77th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$816an average of $24 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.06% of his services

42nd 117th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

32
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$990an average of $30 per time performed $330
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.06% of his services

43rd 103rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,023an average of $33 per time performed $124
an average of $4 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy ... +

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy through the same incision on the same date of service ×

Service Code: G0364
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.05% of his services

44th 125th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$729an average of $27 per time performed $270
an average of $10 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.05% of his services

45th 119th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,177an average of $451 per time performed $3,510
an average of $130 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.05% of his services

46th 89th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,920an average of $330 per time performed $2,568
an average of $107 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.04% of his services

47th 113th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,600an average of $200 per time performed $1,265
an average of $55 per time performed

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Specialist." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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